Rivers of the World

 
 

THIS EVENT ENDED ON THE 14TH SEPTEMBER 2014

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Linking over 2,000 young people around the world through a focus on a common theme - their river - large-scale artworks displayed along the South Bank's riverside walkways show the artistic reactions of students from 24 secondary schools in London and 24 partner schools in New Orleans, Taipei and Jhelum in Pakistan. Rivers of the World, led by artist Shona Watt, is part of the Totally Thames festival.

 

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This stretch along the Thames is one of the cultural and social hubs of London with the Southbank Centre - which includes Royal Festival Hall, Queen Elizabeth Hall and the Hayward Gallery - the BFI Southbank and the National Theatre providing first class arts and entertainment. More about South Bank

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Underground Stations

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Waterloo Tube Station
 
5 minutes walk
 
Lambeth North Tube Station
 
10 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
Waterloo East Railway Station
 
5 minutes walk
 
Waterloo Railway Station
 
5 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Union Car Park
 
13 minutes walk
 
Library Street NCP
 
13 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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    Park Plaza County Hall Hotel London
    London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £86  30% off
    1 Addington Street, SE1 | 6 minutes from Rivers of the World
    Close to Waterloo, the 4 star Park Plaza is - as the name suggests - just behind County Hall. Near to the Thames, it's also convenient ... More
     
     
     
    The Royal Horseguards - A Guoman Hotel
    London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £145  40% off
    2 Whitehall Court, SW1A | 6 minutes from Rivers of the World
    Emulating the style of a French chateau, this grand Victorian residence, built in 1884, occupies a prime location within Westminster. It's worth staying at the Grade ... More
     
     
     
    Corinthia Hotel London
    London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £285  40% off
    Whitehall Place, SW1A | 6 minutes from Rivers of the World
    With 294 bedrooms, multi-level penthouse suites and terraces offering spectacular views of the River Thames, Trafalgar Square and Whitehall - the £300 million restoration of the ... More
     
     
     
     
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    Treasure Island (Over 10s)
    London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 22nd December 2014 to 8th April 2015
    National Theatre: Olivier Theatre, South Bank, SE1 | 2 minutes from Rivers of the World
    Seeing Treasure Island activates that "little spark of adolescent runaway that still hankers after adventure and treasure," so says the Financial Times. The National ...More
     
     
     
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    Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown
    London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 17th December 2014 to 9th May 2015
    Playhouse Theatre, Northumberland Avenue, WC2N | 6 minutes from Rivers of the World
    Olivier-Award winner Tamsin Greig (Episodes, Green Wing, Jumpy, God of Carnage), who made her name as Debbie Aldridge in Radio 4's The Archers, makes her musical ...More
     
     
     
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    Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street, A Musical Thriller
    London > Events > Concerts  Dates: 30th March to 12th April 2015
    London Coliseum - English National Opera (ENO), St Martin's Lane, WC2N | 10 minutes from Rivers of the World
    Emma Thompson returns to the London stage for the first time in 25 years to play Mrs. Lovett in Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet ...More
     
     
     
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    Southbank Centre
    London > Entertainment > Arts Centres
    Belvedere Road, South Bank, London SE1 | Same location as Rivers of the World
    London's hub of cultural arts, The Southbank Centre announced in March 2013 that it's set for a £100 million revamp that will see the 1960s design ... More
     
     
     
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    Southbank Centre: Purcell Room
    London > Entertainment > Classical Music
    Belvedere Road, South Bank, London SE1 | Same location as Rivers of the World
    Housed in the same modernist block as the Royal Festival Hall and sandwiched between it and the Hayward Gallery, the Purcell Room has a 372-seat auditorium, ... More
     
     
     
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    Southbank Centre: Royal Festival Hall
    London > Entertainment > Live Music
    Belvedere Road, South Bank, London SE1 | Same location as Rivers of the World
    Located by the River Thames, with sweeping views of the capital from the London Eye to St Paul's Cathedral, the Southbank Centre is a unique metropolitan ... More
     
     
     
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    The Poetry Library
    London > Attractions > Museums
    Level 5, Royal Festival Hall, Belvedere Road, South Bank, London SE1 | Same location as Rivers of the World
    The most comprehensive and accessible collection of poetry from 1914 in Britain, The Poetry Library within the Southbank Centre contains 90,000 items and is still growing. ... More
     
     
     
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    South Bank
    London > Attractions >
    SE1 | Same location as Rivers of the World
    This stretch along the Thames is one of the cultural and social hubs of London with the Southbank Centre - which includes Royal Festival Hall, Queen ... More
     
     
     
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    The Hayward Gallery
    London > Attractions > Art Galleries
    Belvedere Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 1 minute from Rivers of the World
    The Hayward Gallery has been the originator or host of influential exhibitions since 1968. It mounts temporary exhibitions of contemporary and historical art. The gallery, named ... More
     
     
     
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    Foyles Royal Festival Hall
    London > Shopping > Books
    Riverside, Level 1, Royal Festival Hall, South Bank Centre, South Bank, London SE1 | Same location as Rivers of the World
    The family-run Foyles book shop has been in the book selling business since 1906. Around 30,000 books are stocked at this branch on a broad range ... More
     
     
     
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    Konditor & Cook
    London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
    22 Cornwall Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 6 minutes from Rivers of the World
    Konditor & Cook specialise in the creation of amazingly tasty cakes which are also sold on to some of the finest restaurants in the city. This, ... More
     
     
     
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    I Knit London
    London > Shopping > Clothing
    106 Lower Marsh, South Bank, London SE1 | 7 minutes from Rivers of the World
    Stocking a wide range of yarns, needles, patterns and accessories, I Knit London started as a knitting community in Vauxhall in January 2006, meeting at the ... More
     
     
     
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    Eat Cafe
    London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
    South Bank Centre, Belvedere Road, South Bank, London SE1 | Same location as Rivers of the World
    Food to go in its simplest form. Freeshly baked bread for hand-made made sandwhiches; home made soups; simple salads. Another high street option for fresh. fast ... More
     
     
     
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    Canteen
    London > Restaurants > British restaurants
    Royal Festival Hall, Belvedere Road, South Bank, London SE1 | Same location as Rivers of the World
    The menu at Canteen reads like a comforting childhood reminiscence with some sophisticated bunting thrown on top. Devilled kidneys on toast, followed by an excellent slow-roast ... More
     
     
     
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    Strada
    London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
    Unit 6, Royal Festival Hall Riverside, South Bank, London SE1 | Same location as Rivers of the World
    Strada has started something of a pizza revolution. The chain has blossomed thanks largely to its focus on fresh, high quality ingredients, and efficient, friendly service. ... More
     
     
     
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    Saw Swee Hock Student Centre
    London > Education > Universities and Colleges
    1 Sheffield Street, WC2A | 12 minutes from Rivers of the World
    The award-winning Saw Swee Hock Student Centre, designed by Irish architects O'Donnell + Tuomey and awarded the RIBA London Building of the Year Award in 2014, ... More
     
     
     
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    Career Energy
    London > Education > Careers Services
    4-6 Staple Inn, Holborn, London WC1V | 17 minutes from Rivers of the World
    Situated in the heart of London, Career Energy – formed in March 2002 - offers comprehensive advice on careers, career change and job searching. They’ll analyse ... More
     
     
     
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    English [Out There!]
    London > Education > English Language Courses
    10 Coptic Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1A | 17 minutes from Rivers of the World
    English [Out There!] takes a very hands-on approach to learning English. The course places an emphasis on using what you have learned. Students are taken out ... More
     
     
     
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    London Marriott Hotel County Hall Spa
    London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
    Westminster Bridge Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 4 minutes from Rivers of the World
    Fancy detoxing in the building where the Greater London Council used to run the city? The Spa at the London Marriott County ... More
     
     
     
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    Jubilee Gardens
    London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
    3 Belvedere Road, South Bank, South Bank, London SE1 | 4 minutes from Rivers of the World
    The concrete promenade along the South Bank greatly benefits from this large patch of green grass for striders, strollers and sightseers to relax on. Not ... More
     
     
     
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    Victoria Embankment Gardens
    London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
    Victoria Embankment, Villiers Street, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 7 minutes from Rivers of the World
    Created in 1874, the Victoria Embankment Gardens run parallel to the River Thames, creating a green walkway between Waterloo Bridge and Embankment, and are dotted with ... More
     
     
     
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    King's Arms
    London > Nightlife > Pubs
    25 Roupell Street, South Bank, London SE1 | 6 minutes from Rivers of the World
    A short walk from the South Bank Centre, The Old Vic and The National Theatre this traditional old watering hole is a good place to have ... More
     
     
     
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    The Sherlock Holmes
    London > Nightlife > Pubs
    10 Northumberland Street, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 7 minutes from Rivers of the World
    Thirsty Sherlock Holmes fans look no further than this homage to the great detective himself and to original Victorian pubs. While you indulge in a soothing ... More
     
     
     
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    The Thirsty Bear
    London > Nightlife > Pubs
    62 Stamford Street, SE1 | 8 minutes from Rivers of the World
    If you're the kind of drinker who gets thirsty, very thirsty, and you don't have the time or patience to queue for at a very busy ... More
     
     
     
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    Queen Elizabeth Hall Roof Garden
    London > Nightlife > Bars
    Belvedere Road, SE1 | Same location as Rivers of the World
    Designed by the Eden Project and run by Company of Cooks, the Queen Elizabeth Hall Roof Garden is the place to be on a summer's evening ... More
     
     
     
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    Bassoon Bar
    London > Nightlife > Bars
    Corinthia Hotel London, Whitehall Place, Westminster, London SW1A | 6 minutes from Rivers of the World
    The cocktails in the Bassoon Bar are very good, expensive, yes, but very, very good. Not only that but the bar has a piano which is ... More
     
     
     
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    Gordon's Wine Bar
    London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
    47 Villiers Street, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 6 minutes from Rivers of the World
    Home to Samuel Pepys in the 1680s, the building housing Gordon’s is now home to a regular, thriving crowd of drinkers of all ages and all ... More
     
     
     
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    Skylon
    London > Business > Venue Hire
    Southbank Centre, Belvedere Road, South Bank, London SE1 | Same location as Rivers of the World
    The Royal Festival Hall's refurbishment has done away with 'The People's Palace', the marvellously 1950s restaurant that used to occupy this space, and replaced it with ... More
     
     
     
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    Southbank Centre: Royal Festival Hall
    London > Business > Venue Hire
    Belvedere Road, South Bank, London SE1 | Same location as Rivers of the World
    Located by the River Thames, with sweeping views of the capital from the London Eye to St Paul's Cathedral, the Southbank Centre is a unique metropolitan ... More
     
     
     
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    The Deck at the National Theatre
    London > Business > Venue Hire
    South Bank, South Bank, London SE1 | 3 minutes from Rivers of the World
    The Deck is a modern roof-top venue with stunning views over the Thames, available for hire at the National Theatre, part of the Southbank Centre which ... More
     
     
     
     

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